Zebra tank set up help.

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Zebra tank set up help.

Post by Thanusan »

Iam think about setting up a zebra tank. what colour gravel should i use? in what colour the zebra will stand out?

Thanks for your help

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Post by Blackcat »


In my opinion, I would use black sand for colour enhancement and ensure you have a white/blue light.
But currently I use a bare bottom tank as it is more practical to clean.

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Post by TwoTankAmin »

What is the purpose of the tank? These fish like to be under cover most of the time. In the wild they live in deep dark water. I run no lights on any of my zebra tanks except when I need to see to clean them etc. I also run the tanks bare bottom. But mine are for spawning and growing out, not for display type purposes.

As long as the substrate isn't sharp, I doubt the fish will care. Most sand that wont be blown away should be fine. So pick what appeals to you.
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